Houston Astros 2, Montreal Expos 0
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Friday, July 18, 1997 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   1       1   3
Carr cf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   1       0   1      11   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Bell rf                       3   0   1   0       1   2       2   0
Gutierrez 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   1       1   1       8   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   1   0       0   2       2   4
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       3  10      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gutierrez-Bagwell, Bogar-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Bagwell (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez 2 (23,off Martinez 2).
SH: Garcia (2,off Martinez).
HBP: Bagwell (8,by Martinez).
Team LOB: 9.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stankiewicz ss                4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Lansing 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
White cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Segui 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      12   1
Rodriguez lf                  4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Fletcher c                    3   0   1   0       0   1      11   1
  Obando ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Santangelo rf                 2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Strange 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
Martinez p                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
  Orsulak ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Telford p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Widger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   0   6   0       3   8      27  11

BATTING - 
HBP: Santangelo (16,by Wagner).
GDP: White (13,off Garcia).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Fletcher (1,2nd base off Garcia/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia W(4-7)                 8     6   0   0   2   6   0  31
Wagner SV(16)                 1     0   0   0   1   2   0   5
Totals                        9     6   0   0   3   8   0  36

HBP: Wagner (3,Santangelo).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martinez L(11-5)              7     7   2   2   3   9   0  31
Valdes                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Telford                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   3  10   0  38

HBP: Martinez (6,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 19379


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Biggio              2b        Stankiewicz         ss
2. Carr                cf        Lansing             2b
3. Bagwell             1b        White               cf
4. Gonzalez            lf        Segui               1b
5. Bell                rf        Rodriguez           lf
6. Gutierrez           3b        Fletcher            c
7. Ausmus              c         Santangelo          rf
8. Bogar               ss        Strange             3b
9. Garcia              p         Martinez            p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Carr struck out; Bagwell was hit
by a pitch; Gonzalez doubled [Bagwell to third]; Bell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Stankiewicz grounded out (shortstop to first);
Lansing singled to left; White grounded out (third to first)
[Lansing to second]; Segui grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gutierrez flied to left; Ausmus grounded out (third
to first); Bogar struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Rodriguez struck out; Fletcher singled to right;
Santangelo popped to shortstop; Strange singled to right
[Fletcher to third]; Martinez struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Garcia was called out on strikes; Biggio grounded
out (third to first); Carr grounded out (pitcher to third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Stankiewicz singled to center; Lansing lined into a
double play to third [Stankiewicz out at first (third to
first)]; White flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell struck out; Gonzalez doubled to left; Bell
walked; Gutierrez walked [Gonzalez to third, Bell to second];
Ausmus walked [Gonzalez scored, Bell to third, Gutierrez to
second]; Bogar struck out; Garcia forced Ausmus (shortstop
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Segui grounded out (pitcher to first); Rodriguez
lined to right; Fletcher reached on an error by Bagwell;
Fletcher stole second; Santangelo walked; Strange struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to shortstop; Carr grounded out
(catcher to first) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled to center
[Biggio scored]; Gonzalez singled to right [Bagwell to second];
Bell was called out on strikes; Gutierrez grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Martinez walked; Stankiewicz was called out on
strikes; Lansing singled to left [Martinez to second]; White
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Lansing out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus struck out; Bogar singled to left; Garcia out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Bogar to second]; Biggio
singled to first [Bogar out at home (first to catcher)]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 6TH: Segui singled to right; Rodriguez was called out on
strikes; Fletcher struck out; Santangelo lined to shortstop; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Carr grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell lined
to left; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 7TH: Strange grounded out (second to first); ORSULAK
BATTED FOR MARTINEZ; Orsulak grounded out (pitcher to first);
Stankiewicz grounded out (third to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

ASTROS 8TH: VALDES REPLACED ORSULAK (PITCHING); Bell singled to
center; Gutierrez grounded out (third to first) [Bell to
second]; Ausmus flied to center; Bogar popped to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 8TH: Lansing flied to center; White grounded out
(shortstop to first); Segui popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

ASTROS 9TH: TELFORD REPLACED VALDES (PITCHING); HOWARD BATTED
FOR GARCIA; Howard struck out; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to
first); Carr grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Rodriguez struck
out; OBANDO BATTED FOR FLETCHER; Obando walked; Santangelo was
hit by a pitch [Obando to second]; Strange popped to first;
WIDGER BATTED FOR TELFORD; Widger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   1    9
 Expos            0   6   0    9


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